'The Borgias' canceled after 3 seasons -- Showtime didn't want to do a movie wrap-up


"The Borgias" canceled after 3 seasons -- Showtime didn't want to do a movie wrap-up

"The Borgias" was originally supposed to last four seasons, but its creator didn't have enough material for 10 more episodes. So he proposed a two-hour movie, which Showtime rejected as too expensive.


Conan O'Brien to host "Carson On TCM"

Starting in July, Conan will host a weekly show delving into five Johnny Carson interviews. Conan did get to speak with Johnny in 2004, the year before Carson died, soon after Conan was announced as the next "Tonight Show" host.


A "South Park" movie sequel may be in the works
According to The Hollywood Reporter, a future "South Park" movie was part of a deal worked out between Warner Bros. and Paramount.


"Hot in Cleveland" going live with William Shatner and Brian Baumgartner

The June 19 episode will be live on the East Coast only.


Blake Shelton goes on a profane "Voice" Twitter rant against music critic

He didn't like what one critic said about Holly Tucker.


Joan Rivers will take over E! next week

It's all part of her 80th birthday celebration.


Barry Manilow sad about "Smash's" cancelation -- "I loved it"

"I more than liked it, I loved it," he says.


"Top Chef Masters" guest judges will include Mindy Kaling and Busy Philipps
Kathie Lee Gifford, Ali Larter and Lindsay Price, Curtis Stone's fiancee, will also guest-judge this season.

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